Intro: Snowflake Cloud Mobile
How to make a tissue paper cloud with lighting and snowflakes. (With help from my flying friend)
Step 1: Tissue Paper Cloud Materials
You will need:
- Tissue Paper
Step 2: Folding Tissue Paper
Step 2: Take 8 sheets of tissue paper and do an accourdian fold of 1 1/2"
Step 3: Wire
Step 3: Cut two 10" pieces of wire
Step 4: Secure Tissue Paper
Step 4: Fold the tissue paper in half and add one of the wires. Make sure to twist at the end.
Step 5: Hanger
Step 5: Add the second wire to the other side. This will be your hanger. You will have one long wire and two short wires on either side.
Step 6: Cut Corners
Step 6: Cut each corner to round out the edges
Step 7: Lift Tissue Paper
Step 7: Lift each layer of tissue paper to the middle. Make sure to do that on the top and bottom.
Step 8: Tissue Paper Cloud
Step 8: Its starting to look cloudy.
(next steps are additives if you so wish to continue)
Step 9: Material for Lighting and Adding
Materials you will need if you wish to add lighting.
- silver party streamers
- hot glue
Step 9: Take a few strands of silver streamer and add to the bottom of the cloud with hot glue.
Step 10: Lighting Done
Step 10: I think I see lighting!!!
Step 11: Material for Snowflakes
Materials: If you wish to add snowflakes, please have the following:
- fishing line
- coffee filter snowflakes (made ahead of time)
- hot glue
Step 12: Glue Snowflake to Cloud
Step 12: Cut a few strands of fishing line to different lengths. Put a small dab of hot glue on the fishing line to the snowflake. When that is dry then take the other end of the fishing line and glue to the bottom of the cloud.
Step 13: Glue More Snowflakes
Step 13: Repeat the last step as much as you want it to snow. Be sure to think of the placement of each snowflake.
This was inspired by a video I saw online for "How to Make a Rainbow Showers Mobile".